CDC Telebriefing: Update on Zika pregnancy outcomes in U.S. Territories
For immediate release: Thursday, June 8, 2017
Contact: Media Relations
CDC is hosting a telebriefing to discuss recent findings about birth defects associated with Zika virus infection in the U.S. territories. This report, the first from the U.S. territories, is based on data reported to the Zika pregnancy and infant registries for the largest number of completed pregnancies with laboratory confirmation of Zika virus infection to date.
Anne Schuchat, M.D. (RADM, USPHS), Acting Director, CDC, and Acting Administrator, ATSDR
Peggy Honein, Ph.D., MPH., CDC Zika Response’s Pregnancy and Birth Defects Task Force co-lead
Thursday, June 8, 1:00 p.m. EDT
PASSCODE: CDC Media
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A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at CDC’s web site: www.cdc.gov/media.